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Enhance your career with a minor in French
The French Minor is designed for students whose interests and career plans have an international or multi-ethnic focus. You will develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing fluency in French and will study the culture, history and literature of the people who use the language. You can customize your program by choosing your courses: 12 credits of 100–200-level courses and 6 credits of 300–400-level courses. Up to 12 credits can be earned via CLEP or the Seal of Biliteracy.
You will also have the opportunity to join Alpha Mu Gamma, a national honor society in foreign languages.
Check out the different French courses waiting for you at Worcester State
FR-101 Beginning French I
Fundamentals of pronunciation, patterns of speech, basic structures. Develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.
FR-102 Beginning French II
Continuation of Beginning French I.
FR-191 Special Topics in French
An introductory level course in French on current or specialized topics.
FR-210 Intermediate French I
Review of fundamentals and presentation of more complex grammatical features; development of conversational skills; selected readings; written and oral composition.
FR-211 Intermediate French II
Continuation of Intermediate French II
FR-321 Advanced French Composition I
Practice in diverse composition styles as well as review of grammar and introduction to reading French texts. Conducted in French.
FR-323 Advanced French Conversation
Development of fluency and accuracy, free discussions, prepared oral presentations, practical exercises in oral expression. Conducted in French.
FR-331 General French Civilization
Significant aspects of French history, geography, cultural achievements to world War I. Conducted in French.
FR-341 Introduction to French Literature
Major periods and genres of French literature; for majors and minors. Conducted in French.
FR-342 Survey of French Literature I
Selections from the epic, drama, lyric poetry, and the major prose writers to major authors of the classical period. Conducted in French.
FR-344 Survey of French Literature II
Major authors of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Conducted in French.
FR-346 Twentieth Century French Literature
Major novelists, dramatists, and poets from the turn of the century to the present. Conducted in French.
FR-403 Teaching Assistantship French
Teaching Assistants in French will regularly attend the beginning or intermediate-level classes to which they are assigned to assist the professor. Suggested for advanced students of French.